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Charlie Bowater
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
charliebowater@hotmail.com

Favorites: Muse, sketchbooks, pencils, coffee, chocolate, converse, jeans, sleep, the colour green.

Music: Muse, Blue October, Coldplay, Radiohead, Beck, Jimmy Eat World, Incubus, M83, The Shins, Matchbox Twenty, The All-American Rejects, Weezer, Arcade Fire, Noah And The Whale, Deftones, Explosions In The Sky, White Lies, The Killers, Interpol, The Strokes, Ok Go, Mute Math, JET, Carolina Liar, Band Of Horses, The Goo Goo Dolls, Feeder, Elbow, Brand New, Sigur Rós, Kasabian, The Verve, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Marjorie Fair, Beastie Boys, Cold War Kids, Band Of Skulls.

Clint Mansell, John Powell, Hans Zimmer, Thomas Newman.
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Hello lovelies! 

Just a quick update to announce that my new website is live! :) You can find all the usual artwork and a nice resource section listing all the tutorials, videos and time-lapses available to download. charliebowater.co.uk



I was thinking about adding an FAQ but then I remembered people don't really read those things... or do they? ;)

Enjoy!

x




Hi everyone! You might remember last year I released my Skillshare Character Concept Art class and that went down a storm, over 2000 of you signed up for it and it received 100% positive reviews. The support was overwhelming so thank you to everyone that took the class!

It was my intention to release the follow up on Skillshare.com again, but the site has changed considerably in the time since my first class, and it's not the most straight forward option this time. 


It's 36 minutes long and gives you a pretty good general overview of my average colour process. I've tried my best to explain things as thoroughly as possible for any beginners watching, info on layer ordering, colour choices, layer modes etc. I'm sure most of you will understand what I'm doing and why I'm doing it, but I haven't assumed that everyone will know by default. So explanations a-plenty! 

The full size PSD is included, with the B&W character from the previous class and the new colour version so you can toggle between the two. My brush pack is also included, which is available all the time regardless (you aren't paying for it!) but I've included it in the pack as well for convenience.

The tutorial is $9 and available to download right now! The only real difference between my previous Skillshare class and this new tutorial - is just that there isn't a written guide to accompany it, and that's reflected in the price. 

I'm totally open to releasing more tutorials and there will be freebies along the way, so if you have any specific requests then fire away! I should probably say that the next tutorial I have in mind will be all about painting skin! I've talked about it as much I can in this video, but a more in-depth tutorial is certainly on the cards. 




Character Concept Art: from thumbnail to final design.

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:icon3dmworks:
3DMWORKS Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Digital Artist
You're gorgeous :)
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Virtual-Waster-GFX Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh My Goodness! You're like, crazily talented, your stuff is gorgeous.
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lweegiel Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I saw your Gallery and I just have to say...your Awesome!! Do you have some tutorials? cuz i'm a beginner and I need help
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hikefd Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
hi ... how are you :D (Big Grin) 

I made a draw for you ...which one is better here :

hikefd.deviantart.com/art/Comp…
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Djmusicandcartoons Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Gracias por compartir tu arte con la comunidad :heart:
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THE-SOUXNOA-SISTERS Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wow im amazed!!!! fantastic artworks !!!! i really like it Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up 
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Mnoloconic Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014   Digital Artist
you have such a stunning portfolio charlie and seeing it develop is awesome!
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RafalLegatus Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the like^_^ Would you like to come up with a collaboration or an artjamXD
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gdemiportfolio Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
*stalks*
*drools on gallery while at it*
:heart:
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billtheartist Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Charlie,
I just uploaded a sketch I did of you and your dog. You uploaded a photo in Tumblr and I loved it. I just wanted to sketch it. Hope you don't mind and that you like it.
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Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I saw it! Very sweet of you, I never know what to say when people draw me. It's quite surreal! Thank you :)
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billtheartist Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your style. By the way I am working hard on my art and just loved the composition of the photo. I thought it would be great to sketch. I would love to have you critique some of my work sometime if you do that. I am glad you liked it.
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ei9 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
beautiful stuff that you got here charlie keep it up and God loves you!
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Sheyana Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
i love ur gallery, i could fave all of them :)
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uncannyman Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
amazing gallery!!! ..curious to know which brush you use primarily?
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mattaui Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just got my copy of ImagineFX 114 today and your cover work is stunning! It's one of my all time faves.
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Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :bow:
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Nonsensical-Inks Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014   Traditional Artist
Absolutely stunning gallery :) You've been one of my favorite artists for a long while now!
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Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks very much! :)
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BaraaChan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014
you'v got an super gallery there . . . . bravo:clap:

i wish the best and keep the awesome work go's to the highest level (OvO)/
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WilianVieira Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
Congratulations for your work, you are very good at it. Have their painting techniques as a reference.
If you can, then take a look at my work, I'm starting to do digital paintings and I would appreciate your suggestions and criticisms.
wilianvieira.deviantart.com/ga…

Congratulations same.

A hug from Brazil.
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yusefth Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Digital Artist

Beautiful gallery!

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GaladinNimcelithil Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Congrats on your work for ImagineFX, very inspiring tutorial!
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GL47 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Very inspiring stuff. Thanks for sharing your gifts.
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Miutari Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! :aww: Your art is just beautiful! I like your style and especially your sketches, they very inspired me! :la: *watch*
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